On Fri, 18 Jul 2003, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
some SPD roms have incorrect information. You have to take care with SPD.
Does this happen if you buy cheap ram, or ram of a certain type?
You need to find quality vendors and stick with them. Even then, you can get in trouble.
How can this kind of problem be avoided? I heard and read this a couple of times now, but (I think) it never happened to me 'til now
It can't as long as vendors mix up SEEPROM and DRAM parts incorrectly.